How to Make a Valentine’s Day Heart Suncatcher

Valentine's Day heart suncatcher craft for kids

Get started with Valentine’s Day crafts by making this easy heart suncatcher. It’s perfect for decorating your windows or sliding glass doors! This is a fun activity for toddlers, preschoolers and older kids. They will have a great time customizing their suncatcher for Valentine’s Day.

Valentine's Day heart suncatcher craft for kids

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Supplies for Heart Suncatcher

heart suncatcher

Directions

  1. First, download, print and cut the free heart template. Trace on black cardstock then cut. You must also cut out the inside of the heart so you are left with a black heart outline. Set aside.
  2. Next, cut the tissue paper into small pieces. If you’re not comfortable with your child using scissors, let them tear the tissue paper by hand.
  3. Cut a piece of contact paper that is larger than the heart then peel off the backing. Carefully place your heart outline on top of the contact paper.
  4. Cover the inside of the heart with the tissue paper pieces. Once finished, your child has the option to add chunky glitter.
  5. Carefully peel off the back of another contact paper and place it on top of the heart, sticky side down. Smooth it out to get rid of any creases or bubbles.
  6. Finally, cut out the heart suncatcher. Use double-sided tape to stick to a window or sliding glass door.

I hope you enjoy making this quick and easy craft with your kids. They can get really creative with this art project. Use different color tissue paper or change the color of the cardstock.

heart suncatcher Valentine's Day craft for kids

Watch the video below to see how I made this Valentine’s Day heart suncatcher. Make sure to follow me on YouTube for more fun content!

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